OPEN TO STUDENTS IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA USA ONLY for 2016 gives kids a productive way to use their innate story-telling skills that are both positive and productive. In a 140-character or less world where images are often used to hurt, we recognize kids desire to be heard, seen and validated. challenges our prolific and talented young people who want to tell a story in their ever-increasing digital world, in their native digital language.

Helping kids focus their words and images into compelling stories, promotes strong, resilient people—which makes the world a better place.

Awards & Prizes

Cash prizes, bragging rights and being just fabulous.

Rules & Terms

Student Super Shorts Official Rules:

***NEW*** Submission Deadline – October 24, 2016

1) Open to Savannah, Georgia (USA) area students at this time.
2) Present your best and brightest idea.
3) We welcome edgy, thought-provoking ideas of all kinds.
4) No profanity. No hate. That stuff is so overused and boring, right?
5) Two minutes or less.
6) Mp4 or .Mov file format

The film’s director(s) must be currently enrolled in either Middle School or High School in the Savannah, Georgia (USA) area. NO INTERNATIONAL films accepted at this time.
All music and other copyrighted material used in films must be properly licensed. No illegal music downloads.

All films must be in English or subtitled in English.

All films may be submitted into only one category:
Middle School*
High School*

*Contest is open to all school types in Savannah, Georgia area.

Awards & Opportunities:
Festival Awards – We’ll be announcing specific Jury Cash Awards at the 2016 Savannah Film Festival.
The winning shorts will be screened during The 2016 Savannah Film Festival:
• Monday, October 24th @ 9am, Trustees Theater
• Thursday, October 27th @ 9am, Trustees Theater

Film Submission:
Online Link: FilmFreeway, our submission site, will accept links to Vimeo and or YouTube videos for your submission.

If your film is selected to be part of the S3 Competition, you will be notified via email on October 20, 2016. You will also be notified by email if your film is not selected. Please make sure that you notify us if your email changes.

Film Distribution. Films selected for the S3 Competition may have the opportunity to take part in distribution opportunities. Distribution may include the Internet. See filmmaker release below for further information regarding distribution.